In a lighthearted and unexpected turn of events at Ahmadu Bello University in Zaria, Nigeria, a Nigerian student named Big Bantin caused quite a stir on campus when he playfully proposed to his female lecturer.
The incident quickly gained traction on social media platforms, with users sharing the video and expressing their excitement.
Big Bantin, known for his skills as a songwriter and hypeman, approached his lecturer, identified as Ella Baliat, where she was seated and presented her with a bouquet of flowers.
The spontaneous gesture was met with cheers and encouragement from onlookers, who eagerly urged the lecturer to accept the proposal.
Capturing the attention of social media users, the video went viral on TikTok, garnering thousands of views and shares within a short period.
However, it was later revealed that the proposal was not meant to be taken seriously but was simply a lighthearted act performed by Big Bantin for fun.
Responding to the video, lecturer Ella Baliat joined in on the playful nature of the gesture.
She jokingly remarked that the flowers were plastic and humorously directed Big Bantin to come and collect his “plastic flowers.”
It’s even plastic….Come and carry your plastic flowers ooo,” the lecturer, identified as Ella Baliat, wrote.